Parke County (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
309th Observation Squad, United States Air Corps Reserve, Indiana aerial photograph collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white aerial photogrographs from 309th Observation Squadron of the United States Air Corps Reserve in Indiana ranging from 1931 to 1936 regarding counties and Civilian Conservation Corps company sites around the state. Photographs are stamped with the squadron's information and include the pilot's name and the date.
Bradford Warren collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes 21 daybooks and ledgers used by Dr. Bradford Warren for his medical practice in Marshall, Indiana. The daybook entries range from 1927 to 1951 and the ledger entries range from 1911 to 1952. One ledger (volume 14) includes entries regarding his practice in Kentucky prior to his move to Indiana and the last ledger (volume 21) includes a 1959 receipt from the Marshall Feed and Grain Company that was sent to his widow, Marcella Warren.
Dates: 1911-1952, 1959
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Bradford Warren collection
Conley and Son general store account books
Scope and Contents This collection includes 366 account books, daybooks and ledgers of the Conley and Son general store of Rosedale, Indiana with entries ranging from 1893 to 1975. The bulk of the collection consists of over 300 order books used by the store staff. Also included are a cash book, a receipt book, want books, incidental expense books, Rosedale National Bank Check books and record book, an old accounts book, bill ledgers, daybooks for receipts and expenditures, and goods sold ledgers. The receipts...
Indiana centennial pageant photographs
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs of 4 pageants celebrating Indiana's centennial in Knox, Spencer, and Parke counties and at Earlham College in 1916.
Indiana Department of Conservation manuscript
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes a manuscript about the early history of the area that became Turkey Run State Park in Parke County, Indiana (circa 1940s). Topics covered include the area's topography and geology; the history of the Native Americans who inhabited Indiana, both pre-historic and those that lived in the area prior to and during its conquest by the Spanish, French, English and Americans; Parke County pioneer history; and the story of Salmon Lusk and his family. There are also two earlier...
Dates: circa 1940s
Indiana Department of Natural Resources photograph collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes the photographs from Indiana Department of Natural Resources in Indiana from 1967 and undated regarding state parks, nature sites and recreation areas, historic sites, landmarks, memorials, museums, and buildings around Indiana.
Dates: 1967, undated
Jay, Starke and Parke County public schools photograph collection
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This collection includes 18 poster-size boards of photographs, drawings, and maps from photographers and students in Starke, Jay, and Parke Counties in Indiana ranging from circa 1894 to 1904 regarding schools, students, teachers, superintendents, and everyday objects.
Dates: circa 1894-1904
John Givan Davis letters
Collection — Folder S0338
Scope and Contents There are two letters in this collection, both written by John Givan Davis. The first one, dated July 7, 1832, is to Father, who was John’s father-in-law, George Cornelius in Petersburg, Kentucky. From Rockville, Parke County, Indiana, John wrote: “The Indians in the N.W. are yet assuming hostilities toward the frontiers. Volunteer companies have gone to the scene of Indian massacres from this & the adjoining counties in this state, on a tour of 3 months. What will eventually be the result...
Dates: 1832, 1854
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / John Givan Davis letters
John Humphries papers
Collection — Folder S703
Scope and Contents This collection includes an autographed, signed letter and a photocopy of the letter from John Humphries in Parke County, Indiana on 1836/01/07 regarding family matters and the wonderful land and farming opportunity in Parke County, Indiana.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / John Humphries papers
John Tenbrook Campbell collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the writings of John TenBrook Campbell ranging from 1840 to 1909 and undated. They include a family history, papers relating to temperance, emancipation, and theology, poems, reports, surveys, and items related to other miscellaneous topics. Included in the collection are personal correspondence, newspaper clippings, manuscripts sent to editors, and a photograph of John T. Campbell.
Dates: 1840-1909, undated